Presented by the Technology Innovations Committee
April 2, 2014
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
2:30 - 6:30 p.m. Program
Presented by the NVTC Technology Innovations Committee and Capital Business, the weekly business publication of The Washington Post, Destination Innovation highlights technology advancements emerging from our region through an exhibition, networking, industry speakers and innovation pitches.
Voting for the competition portion of the event has begun! Vote online by Mar. 14 for the most innovative technology in the government category. Click here to see participating companies.
Keynote Speakers:Michael Chasen
Founder and CEO, SocialRadar
Founder, Carly Fiorina Enterprises
Former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett Packard
This year, a brand new element has been added to the presentation portion of the event. 29 companies will compete for online votes on the Capital Business website in round one of the competition. The top four companies in each category will then exhibit and compete during the Destination Innovation event on April 2, 2014 at The Washington Post headquarters.
The following companies have been selected to compete in four categories. Each category will compete for votes on the Capital Business website during the week noted:
Social (2/24 - 2/28)Deltek*
LynxFit by Byte an Atom Research*
National Military Family Association
Three Wire Systems LLC*
Commerce (3/3 - 3/7)Fluencia
Imagine If Inc.
Nxtbook Media Inc.*
Government (3/10 - 3/14)Decisive Analytics
Infosys CloudEcosystem Hub
Security (3/17 - 3/21)Applied Communication Sciences (ACS)
Cyber Squared Inc.
Key Cybersecurity Inc.
Salient Federal Solutions
The four companies in each category that receive the most votes through the online voting will then participate in the next round of the competition at the event on April 2. Round 2 will consist of a two minute pitch about the innovative technology including why it is disruptive and how it solves a real-world problem. The attendees at the event will be able to vote for one company in each category and the top two companies from each category will move to the final round.
The final round is a head-to-head competition between the remaining two companies in each category. A panel of experts will ask questions of the two companies, who will each have one minute per question to respond. Each head-to-head session will last a total of 10 minutes. The winner in each category will then be decided by the expert panel and announced during the closing reception.
BONUS OFFER: All Destination Innovation attendees will receive a one-year subscription to Capital Business. Subscriptions will be sent automatically to the address used during registration.
Sponsors:Partner: Capital Business
Premier Sponsors: Baker Botts LLP; Citrix ShareFile
Presentation Sponsors: Knobbe Martens; Verizon Wireless
Marketing Communications Sponsor: Environics Communications
Reception Sponsor: Blackstone Counsel
Supporting Organizations: The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC; Fosterly
For more information about sponsorships for this event, click here
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